Merete Kolberg Tennfjord

  • Førsteamanuensis
  • Folkehelse og manuell behandling
  • School of Health Sciences
MereteKolberg.Tennfjord@kristiania.no
986 63 431

Background

Merete Kolberg Tennfjord is working as an associate professor at Kristiania University Hospital and as a physiotherapist at Akershus University Hospital. She is educated as a physiotherapist from Hanzehoogeschool in the Netherlands 2005 and has a master degree in International Health from University of Bergen from 2011.

PhD defense in 2017 from the Norwegian School of Sports Sciences in collaboration with Akershus University Hospital on the topic "Pelvic floor muscle function, vaginal symptoms and symptoms of sexual dysfunction in first time mothers: a cohort and a randomized controlled trial".

She has published several articles on women's health, physical activity and international health. She is currently involved in several ongoing research projects, among others a research and development project related to prevention and treatment of birth related injuries among women in Gondar, Etiopia.